Re: B744 engine shutdown question

Date:         04 Jun 97 01:45:40 
From:         "john r." <>
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In article <airliners.1997.1151@ohare.Chicago.COM>, FRANK TONG
<> writes
>When working on B744 with RB211-524G/H engine powered aircraft, when
>shuting down engines, why does the engine control switch on overhead panel
>will turn to alternate and alternate ligth will be on for few seconds ?
Dont know about this, will watch out on next run.

> Also, in the course note, it states that every time you shutdown the
>engine, FAFC channel will switch from A to B, or B to A. However, I never
>note this happen. Could somebody advice ?

I understand that A is always in control unless it fails, when B takes
over. This is not the way it was designed initialy, so your notes may be
out of date. Our A/C (BA) have redundant channel select s/ws on the
o/head panel.

john r.